😎 Hey! I'm Saurav.
I'm passionate about tech and entrepreneurship. I've pursued these interests through startups and projects (check them out below!). I also enjoy exploring science and my curiosity—I'm working on a few research projects in the areas of AI, Physics, and Astronomy.
Announcr connects clothing brands with influencers to create subtle advertisements. Better engagement, results, and convenience – all for a cheaper price.
Developed MVP for validation, now building the full platform with React and Supabase. Built a network of creators with over 10 million cumulative followers.
- Recently received a grant from 1517fund worth $11k.
Lapis News is a platform designed to spread positivity through good news, jokes, and animal videos. Built the app in Swift.
Designed, researched, and created a sentiment analysis AI pipeline with 4 machine learning models.
- Algorithm paper accepted to the MIT IEEE conference and will be published in October. paper
- Generated 1.5k users from over 65 countries and reached Apple Top Charts
Lapis News | Only the Good News
Lapis News is a news app that delivers new uplifting stories every day. We all love to read the news, but sometimes you feel down after reading too much negative news. Our goal is to change that! We built Lapis News for people who want a fresh take on current events-with a healthy dose of positivity.
Right now, I work at The Wall Lab at Stanford and have been since the summer of 2021. The Wall Lab creates and researches resources for autism. I'm on the Guess What team, working on Federated Learning (personalizing AI).
Earlier this year, March to May 2021, I worked at MealMe, a food startup in SFO. As a SWE Intern, I worked on the server bots with python, built the customer support chat with Webhooks in Swift, and did some networking projects. MealMe is the hardest working and most talented group I've worked with.
I go to Bellarmine College Prep, where I debate and lead the Investment Club, ML Club, and iOS Dev Club.
I'm from Sunnyvale, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Went to the same schools as Steve Jobs and Brian Armstrong!
More side projects!
I told GPT-3 to write an essay about the future of AI
I: Introduction A: Current State of AI Artificial Intelligence has advanced significantly in the past decade. In fact, in the past 30 years the speed of AI advancement has increased exponentially. The first AI system was created in the 1950s, and was simply a computer program with a few learning algorithms that was able to play checkers.
Angry Birds Space Come to Life: The Skyhook
If you were born in the 2000s, you likely know about Angry Birds: the viral game that grew into a multimillion-dollar series - complete with merchandise, board games, and of course, a terrible movie. In Angry Birds, players fling birds in a catapult across the screen to score points.
- People: Naval, Richard Feynman, Sahil Bloom, Paul Graham, Joma, Ali Abdaal
- Artists: The Weekend, Silk Sonic, Logic, Tai Verdes, One Direction